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The Blumenauer-McClintock-Norton amendment would prohibit the Department of Justice from interfering with state cannabis programs. Read more

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Photo credit: Official White House photo by Tia Dufour

It had to be one of the strangest surrenders in a hostage negotiation ever broadcast nationwide on live television, but then Donald Trump is one of the strangest presidents this nation has ever had. Read more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

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Photo credit: Congressman Glenn Grothman

Glenn Grothman was one of only seven congressmen who were mean-spirited enough to vote against paying 800,000 federal employees who’ve gone without pay during Trump’s irrational shutdown. Read more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

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Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

There’s a very good reason why lack of education is one of the most important predictors of support for Trump and why Trump once publicly exclaimed, “I love the poorly educated!” Read more

Taking Liberties 4 Comments

Think you know all there is to know about Sen. Tammy Baldwin? Think again. She delves deep into her story in a recent Shepherd Express interview. Read more

News Features 4 Comments

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Photo credit: Speaker Paul Ryan Facebook Page

Paul Ryan’s sanctimonious public pronouncements rarely bear any resemblance to what he and his fellow Republicans are actually doing. Read more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

After more than a decade as a state senator—where she fiercely fought against voter ID laws designed to disenfranchise black voters—Moore became the first African American from Wisconsin elected to the House of Representatives in 2004. Read more

News Features

Impeachment by the House of Representatives and conviction by the Senate will happen if and only if there is a very clear smoking gun showing anyone other than Trump’s committed base that the president crossed serious criminal lines. Read more

Issue of the Week 2 Comments

The countdown to the greatest day in Paul Ryan’s life has begun. If all goes as planned, by Christmas, he’ll end both Medicare and Medicaid as we have known them. Read more

Issue of the Week 4 Comments

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